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Free unicode fonts for download - where?
Thread poster: Jan Sundström

Jan Sundström  Identity Verified
Sweden
Local time: 22:52
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Mar 25, 2009

Hi all,

I'm looking for online resources of fonts for download.
Ideally, I'd like to find a comprehensive site with all possible alphabets/charsets listed.

This is what I've found so far:
http://www.langnet.org/downloads.php
http://fonts.appliedlanguage.com/index.shtml
http://www.alanwood.net/unicode/fonts.html

I'm also curious to hear your view about the commercial usage of fonts.
If I'm a direct supplier to the end client, can I download any font on these sites and provide it to the end client (together with my translation)?
If a website tells me that the font is freeware/open source, how do I know whether I can trust it? Potentially, anyone can make "stolen" fonts available and label them as free.

I know that most people don't care about the legality anyway, but assume I'd wanted to be 100% sure to be legit...

Thanks a lot for any input!

/J


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Dr. Derk von Moock
Greece
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Ancient Greek Mar 25, 2009

This one is free an specially made vor use for Ancient Greek and epigraphical use:

http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium

Best Regard Derk


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Epameinondas Soufleros  Identity Verified
Greece
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Go get Gentium Mar 25, 2009

You should download the new Gentium font, created and published by the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL: www.sil.org).

It is Unicode and also has phonetic symbols. It is a truly great font for scholars all around the world—and not only for them. Give it a try.


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
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Deja Vu is fairly comprehensive Mar 25, 2009

J-a-n S-ndstr-m wrote:
I'm looking for online resources of fonts for download.


http://dejavu-fonts.org/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page


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Robert Tucker
United Kingdom
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WAZU JAPAN's Gallery of Unicode Fonts Mar 25, 2009

http://www.wazu.jp/

Often licence stipulations come packaged with the font if they are not entirely free.


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